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FOX Business
Aug 25, 2013 8:00pm EDT
what's going on down at ft. hood with major nadal hassan. he is saying he is a radical islamist, he wanted to kill americans, and the judge is denying certain evidence because she felt it was too old and for -- we're almost four years on that and a year on the benghazi and we still haven't figured it out and the administration is sending a signal that is confusing anybody who understands what's going on in the global war on terror. it's confusing me and i know exactly where we ought to be going. >> general, is it possible that the people who are really confused are the leaders of this president's national security team, perhaps this president himself, when they are supporting the muslim brotherhood, which has acted exactly counter to u.s. interests when it comes to the government and the policiesof egypt? general, this is a president who is acting as though he is supportive and clearly so of the muslim brotherhood and radical islamists and my lord, when you bring up the nadal hassan, this man is not a terrorist in the eyes of this administration, but rather he perpetrated workplace
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 8:00pm EDT
death row. one has been there for 25 years. >> so, historically, that would suggest that major hassan will languish on death row, and not actually be executed. >> not while his automatic appeals pend, but what if he waves those appeals? could he be bumped to the front of the line for execution? that would present the government with another dilemma. >> i just wonder perception-wise how it will look if say the u.s. service, the islamic service american member sentenced to death row is actually executed in say five or 10 years, while others are still languishing. >> survivors and family members have already accused the government of choosing political correctness over justice. hassan faced no terrorism charges, despite his confessed jihadist motive. if jury members now condemn him to death, the government will have to brace for more difficult questions ahead. heidi zhou-castro, aljazeera, fort hood. >> over 50 wildfires burning in the west and we're expecting to see the majority of those started by lightning strikes. the problem is that we dried out so much in the northwest this year th
FOX News
Aug 6, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. soldiers, injured more than 30 others. the suspect, army psychiatrist nadal hassan delivered opening arguments, spoke briefly for two minutes, said the evidence will clearly show i am the shooter. the dead bodies will show that war is an ugly thing. there's death and destruction and devastation for both sides. that is for both friend and foe. then he said we, the mujahideen are imperfect muslims trying to establish the perfect religion in the land of the supreme god. the other interesting thing about this, greg, not only that we even have to go through this at all, remember it was categorized by the united states government and obama administration as workplace violence rather than a terror attack. but he gets to cross examine victims. listen to one of them, staff sergeant howard ray. >> the truth of the matter is, i don't go a day without thinking about this. the impact that this terrorist act has on my life is huge. >> interesting to me how strong these victims are. i wish that i would be as strong in that. but he calls it a terrorist act, i wonder if that's on purpose to help hims
FOX News
Aug 29, 2013 2:00am PDT
appeals. good morning elizabeth. >> it could be. major nadal hassan sat motionless when he learned he was sentenced to death. he could be the nirns soldier killed in nearly 5 decades. but because they require a lengthy appeals process it could be years or more before he is put to death. through out the trial the army sipsychiatrist who did speak himself never denied being the gunman. in the rare time we heard him speak he said the shooting was an attempt to protect islamic insurgents from abroad from americans. troops were waiting to get final check upbefore deployment. they gave very personal testimony and accounts of what life had been like after the shooting. some were reacting last night. >> today a weight has been lifted off of my shoulder. he has been held accountable for his actions. and the panel gave him justice. >> the best thing is for that man is to be forgotten. we need your help with that. >> while his behavior sparked position that his ultimate goal is mart dim. the prosecutor on this case said quote he could never be a martyr. he has nothing to give. very intense. >> v
CBS
Aug 12, 2013 12:00pm EDT
employees return. the high alert to the prevent an attack. >>> the trial of hassan is scheduled to resume today. he's representing himself in the fort hood shooting case. he's watched in silence as more than 40 witnesses testified. >>> army private bradley manning's attorneys presented their case today. they said manning will give a statement before the defense rests on wednesday. he faces up to 90 years in prison for leaking classified information to the website wikileaks. >>> the epa plans to examine a north idaho sand dune. nathan wasner was trapped for 6 hours last june. geologists think a tree trunk created the dune that swallowed the dune. >>> president obama is teeing off at his martha's vineyard vacation with his favorite past time, golfing. obama hit the golf course on ma that are's win yard this weekend. the first week is on a week-long holiday on the massachusetts island. the family is renting a 6-bedroom room. the secret service is banning traffic from the street. >>> how about a trip in los angeles to san francisco in half an hour. elan musk is set to reveal plans for
PBS
Aug 5, 2013 6:00am PDT
northern coast of okinawa's main island, causing four fatalities. >>> hassan rouhani has used his first speech as president of iran to reach out to the world. now leaders in other nations are waiting to see if he'll follow words with actions, especially when it comes to his nation's nuclear program. >> translator: we seek respect based on equality and mutual trust. we want to establish constructive relationships with nations of the world. >> rouhani said in his inaugural address that transparency is the key to the door of trust. he stressed his country does not desire war with other nations. afghan president hamid karzai and north korea's number two leader were among the representatives of at least 50 countries at the ceremony. in tehran, iranians have been expressing their hopes and frustrations. >> translator: i hope rouhani achieves what he has promised. then the economy will improve and we will have a better society. >> translator: inflation has been hard on our lifestyles. if prices remain high, people will be left helpless. >>> white house spokesperson jay carney says rouhan
PBS
Aug 23, 2013 2:30pm PDT
profile military cases. army major nadal hassan was convicted of murder for the deadly shooting spree aimed at unarmed u.s. soldiers at fort hood, texas.
CBS
Aug 21, 2013 6:00am EDT
nidal hassan's turn. he was told he cannot make statements and ask himself questions then answer them. latest twist in bizarre court marshal trial. four state department officials back at work and no longer on paid administrator leave. ambassador stephens and four others killed. some republicans in congress outraged that the four are back on the job. >> brand new information about how the race for the next virginia governor is shaping up. a new university poll shows democrat terry mckol la with a clear lead over cuccinelli. people who took the polls said trustworthiness was their top concern, 93% of respondents ranking it as very or extremely important. >> two words that make your day better "free pie." we'll tell you about a give away that will make the world a happier place. coming up next, rg3 is on the sidelines because of an injury. monday night, an injury took out the second in command. an update on kirk cousins coming up. >> making headlines, wall street journal supporting nsa surveillance covers 75% of all traffic. >> wow. covers more communications of americans than officials
PBS
Aug 3, 2013 8:00pm PDT
washington post" he doesn't aspire for authority. >> iran has a new president, hassan rohani, who has officially replaced mahmoud ahmadinejad. nearly two months after the ballot the new iranian president promised he would try his best to elevate iran's position and lift international sanctions. he is set to take the oath in parliament on sunday. >> the official seal of approval from supreme leader ali khamenei was endorsed by iran's highest authority saturday, taking office the country's new president and succeeding mahmoud ahmadinejad. speaking of the ceremony, rohani's watch word was moderation. >> the country is in need of national resolve. the distance of extremism and policymaking in governments and focuses on the rule of law and upholding the law. the dialogue and plan that was set out during the elections and received a majority vote was this -- moderation and tolerance. >> among the challenges rohani now faces is the issue of political prisoners. at least 800 are currently behind bars for challenging the country's leadership, including prominent opposition figure masavi. human
LINKTV
Aug 3, 2013 2:30pm PDT
contest the ballot. in iran, the son -- hassan rouhani vows to get sanctions lifted. he was endorsed by ayatollah ali khameini on saturday. he says he wants to improve laws for average iranians. rouhani has not said what he would offer to get sanctions over the disputed nuclear program lifted. in a transfer of power, iran's spiritual leader has bestowed the presidential mandate to rouhani. the new president is regarded as a moderate and pragmatist. as he took office, rouhani pledged to moderation and vowed to avoid the abyss of extremism and save iran's economy. that has raised hopes of the new leader will be able to turn things around. >> as a citizen, i hope rouhani will create jobs and pave the way for more foreign investment in iran. >> the iranian media has been the mahmoude end of ahmadinejad era. mahmoud ahmadinejad's presidency is now over. but it is ayatollah ali khameini , the hard-line cleric will continue to have the final say on foreign policy and the country's nuclear program. >> to cairo, where efforts continue for a peaceful solution to the standoff between supporters
MSNBC
Aug 8, 2013 2:30am PDT
said hassan is deliberately trying to get the death penalty. he says it is contrary to our professional obligations. the lawyer then suggested the lawyers change their rule and say that he didn't need his assistance. >>> the former army psychiatrist faces 13 counts of murder, 32 counts of attempted murder in the 2009 dangerous shooting in ft. hood. >>> three people will share one of the biggest powerball prizes of all time. there were two in new jersey, nobody won it on the morning show/"way too early" team. two from jersey, one from minnesota split the $448 million. that is before taxes. they're going to share the booty with a lot of people though. 38 other tickets won either $1 million or $2 million. so we'll wait for the next big one. the truth, is the top four lottery prizes of all time have all come since march of 2012. >>> now to business where later this morning we get the weekly unemployment numbers. yesterday all three major indices were in the red. the fears of the fed tapering its bond buying program persists. we have a little negativity in the markets. we have t
FOX
Aug 23, 2013 12:00pm PDT
was found guilty today on all counts. major nadal hassan acted as his own attorney. he did not call any witnesses and made no closing argument. it took a jury of 13 high ranking military officers seven hours to reach a unanimous guilty verdict. the army psychiatrist acknowledged carrying out the attack that killed 13 and wounded more than 30 others and said he did it to protect muslim insurgents abroad. he sentencing phase is next, he is facing a possible death penalty. >>> the police announced today an additional 10,000 dollar reward in the case of daphne webb and announced another search for her tomorrow morning in oakland. she was reported missing by her father who said she was taken out of his car while he went into a corner store there. we will have more details tonight on ktvu channel two news at 5:00. >>> oakland police also announced today they have arrested a suspect in the shooting death of a woman saturday. the d.a.'s office charged rasheed strain with killing rebecca vieira, that was on mcarthur boulevard near 73rd avenue, another person was wounded but is expected to su
PBS
Aug 23, 2013 6:30pm PDT
among other charges in connection with a 2009 shooting at fort hood, texas. hassan reportedly showed no reaction as the verdict was read out. the jury must decide if the former army psychologist should face the death penalty. >> coming up in one minute, you will not hear the tax man in germany complaining these days. >> and his news of the impending retirement of the head of microsoft. that in n n >> welcome back, everyone. the economic climate in europe might be rough, but the german tax man is doing just fine. >> 8.5 billion euros came in more than expected. german manufacturers are managing to sell their goods abroad, and the domestic market is also looking very rosy. >> spending money is good for the economy if you can afford it. that's not an issue for a lot of people in germany. they have jobs. they have money, and they are paying taxes, which adds up to more revenue for the state. exports is another important engine of germany's economy, and sales are up despite slowing growth in asia. >> german engineering drives exports, and manufacturers are quick to and -- quick to adapt.
CBS
Aug 21, 2013 4:30am EDT
shooting soldiers. now it's army major naddal hassan's turn. he is representing himself. the judge told him he cannot make statements only ask himself questions and answer them. it's latest twist in the bizarre court martial for the 2009 shooting that killed 13 and wounded dozen more. here at home new testimony in the murder trial of the man accuse of killedding a local loc college student. they say van necessarya pham -- vanessa pham shot back and had more than a dozen defense wounds in her car. >> julio blanco-garcia nevero-ga looked up as the doctor described in vivid detail how vanessa pham last her life in 2010. fighting with both hands beforef being fatally stabbed in stabbee neck and chest. >> it would not be initially fatal. bleeding out was the mechanism of her death. she bled, bled, bled out.ut. >> dr. williams told the court vanessa pham had numerous slash and stab wounds to the face, f chest and knees. would it be painself in would she have time think?? to both questions dr. williams said yes. police found a number of items inside her car including a cloth baby diaper and a
ABC
Aug 23, 2013 11:00am PDT
penalty phase where prosecutors will ask jurors to sentence hassan to death. hass >>> the fbi and oakland police are announcing a new search for an oakland toddler and have doubled the reward for information to $22,000. daphne viola webb was last seen on march 14th. she vanished from her father's car when he was in a convenience car. a new search will take place tomorrow starting at 8:00 a.m. official also release more details within the next hour. >>> happening today t appears this may be the end of the road for san diego mayor bob filner, now that 18 women have come forward accusing the mayor of unwanted sexual advances. our sister station in san diego reports that the 70-year-old embattled mayor is prepared to resign today if the city counsel approves an agreement. >>> developing news in the south bay where police hope a new sketch will lead to the man who sexually assaulted a woman a stone's throw away from santa clara university. abc's ma 7's matt keller has mo >> reporter: confirmed this morning that the victim in the sexual assault case is not a santa clara university stude
PBS
Aug 28, 2013 5:30pm PDT
there. iran is one of syria's closest allies. the government of iranian president hassan rouhani has followed the previous regime in supporting syrian president bashar al assad. >>> americans are taking time to remember a man who spearheaded the civil rights movement. 50 years ago in washington martin luther king delivered a speech in washington. he uttered the words "i have a dream." thousands gathered at the lincoln memorial at the national mall 50 years on. president obama was joined by bill clinton and jimmy carter. obama said king and other civil rights leadee local assemblieses, congress and even the white house. but he also expressed concern for the nation's economic disparities that are widening, not shrinking. >> as always has been noted, black unemployment has remained almost twice as high as white unemployment. latino unemployment close behind. the gap in wealth between races has not lessened, it's grown. >> opinion polls suggest that 79% of african-americans say the country still has a long way to go before it achieves a society free of racial prejudices. >>> i have a dre
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2013 2:00am PDT
hassan is set to begin. many of the wounded taking the witness stand will have to go face to face with hasan as he has opted to face himself. >>> closing arguments in a a while trooil on monday. the two-month trial was full of outbursts. >>> a new poll shows marijuana use among young people has declined. use among older adults continue to climb. >>> and we all know drinking and driving can be deadly. but a new study shows drinking and walking can be just as fatal. the national highway safe ta traffic administration says a third of pedestrians killed has blood alcohol levels over the legal limit. >>> and the september issue of "o" magazine shows a striking image of oprah winfrey. she dawned a 3-pound wig. >>> now we turn to a look at new business news. >>> jeff bezos is buying "the washington post" for $250 million. bezos says this is a personal acquisition and the post will remain separate from amazon. he tells readers he's going to strive to protect the journalistic tradition. >>> gm is knocking $5,000 off the chevy volt. they have been forced to cut prices to move them off the floor.
CBS
Aug 6, 2013 12:00pm PDT
set up. in opening statements, prosecutors said major hassan planned to kill as many soldiers as possible. 13 soldiers died. he is representing himself and told the jury he acted for religious regions. >>> the man accused of driving into a crowd -- drove his car down the board walk plowing into pedestrians and vendors. los angeles police say he is a homeless man from colorado with a criminal history. an italian tourist was killed and 17 others were hurt. >>> san francisco firefighters are still mopping up after a fire. flames came dangerously close to historic grave sites. the fire broke out around 3:00 this morning in a wooded area. about two acres were burned. no word on what started this fire. fire investigators are looking for a cause at a three alarm fire in east san jose storage unit. commuters saw thick smoke across the 280 and 101 freeways. four storage units burned and not clear what was inside of them. no one was hurt. >>> postal authorities are warning protestors trying to stop the sale of a historic post office. for nearly two weeks people can be camping out on the fr
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2013 2:00am PDT
928 for free. >> former army major nidal hassan was sentenced to death. the jury came back with the maximum penalty. >>> a montana judge has apologized for saying a 14-year-old rape victim was as much in control of the situation as her rapist. that is hard to believe. but the teen committed suicide a few years after that rape and the judge now says his comments were demeaning to all women but he actually stands by the 30 day sentence that he gave the rapist. now the victim's mother is still, like much of us, in disbelief. >> i was horrified. i don't believe in justice anymore. it was a joke. >> a protest outside of the courthouse is scheduled for later today. >>> a multiple tractor trailer, or several of them, in fact, and cars, they were involved in this, check it out, fiery crash in western ohio late last night. an inferno erupted on interstate 75 causing police to close all lanes. two people died in that wreck. >> here's a talker, an albino alligator is receiving the spa treatment by getting acupuncture to relief his pain. i didn't even know that existed. but zoo workers say the
PBS
Aug 21, 2013 5:00pm PDT
sexual assault cases. you have the manning case today and you have major jassan and -- hassan and khalid sheikh mohammed in guantÁnamo. today was a positive step that can hopefully redeem some of the luster this system has lost. >> the other option is to get a presidential pardon from president obama. what is being worked -- is that hopeless? >> that will be a cold day in hell for that to happen. obama just finished our security, he was the one who approved of this. same with all the other espionage act prosecutions of whistleblowers. i do not think he would have an epiphany or moment of truth that this is not a wise path in a democratic society that is supposed to be transparent. >> many -- manning did try to reach out to the "new york times." woul -- what does that tell you about journalism in general, the wikileaks angle and julian assange? >> it sounds like they blew him off. no one responded. given their coverage of the trial, it has been abysmal. they have not shown up during much of it. in terms of whether they would cover it, i do not know. i do not know if they would have cover
NBC
Aug 5, 2013 4:00am PDT
president hassan rowhani was officially sworn in on sunday. it marks the end of the eight-year controversial president of mahmoud ahmadinejad. he vowed his support to syria's embattled leader bashar al assad. >>> johnny manziel is reportedly under investigation by the ncaa. in question, did he profit from autographs and signing memorabilia. ncaa athletes are prohibited from accepting money for a product or sale of service. his eligiblity to play this year could be in jeopardy. >>> governor brown was able to save thousands of commuters from a transit strike. the bay area rapid transit strikeout was avoided when he entered an 11th hour inquiry into the dispute. it hold offs the strike for another seven days. >>> fbi informants were allowed to break the law over 5600 times in 2011. fbi agents reportedly allowed their criminal informants to buy and sell drugs, plot robberies and even bribe government officials. eight months into the 113th congress and the house has passed 22 bills. that's the smallest number of bills passed on record. >>> even though we've all had trouble with open
LINKTV
Aug 23, 2013 5:30am PDT
represented himself, chose not to make a closing -- nidal hassan chose not to make a closing statement. he faces numerous count of premeditated murder and attempted premeditated murder for the attack in november 2009 that killed 13 people and wounded more than 30 others at fort hood in texas. a conviction would allow prosecutors to seek the death penalty. pakistan says two of its soldiers were killed by fire from indian troops on thursday. the incident allegedly took place along the borders along the disputed territory of kashmir. weeks,ed in recent jeopardizing a decade-old truths. >> the first soldier was killed here close to the border with indian kashmir, the second 45 kilometers further south. pakistan accuses indian troops of opening fire, but the indian argues it was they who are shot at first. according to islamabad, the indian military also killed a pakistani officer on tuesday along the so-called line of control. residents complain cross-border clashes have become more frequent in recent weeks. >> the indians and start firing whenever they feel like it. an incident will occur
CBS
Aug 23, 2013 11:00pm PDT
demonstration tomorrow at noon in union square in san francisco. >>> today army major nidal hassan was convicted on all 13 counts against him in the fort hood massacre. the former army psychiatrist showed no emotion as the verdict was read. the 2009 shooting was the deadliest ever at u.s. military facility. prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty. sentencing begins on monday. >>> army staff sergeant robert bails is headed to prison for life. bails admit today murdering 16 afghan civilians, mostly women and children back in march of 2012. six military jurors decide to do the 40-year-old father of two should not be eligible for parole. >>> san diego mayor bob filner out of a job. he resigned today amid a slew of sexual harassment claims t. move was part of mediation agreement with the city. 18 different women have accused him of mafking unwanted an advances, including at least one city employee. today filner offered his accusers an apology but insisted he has never harassed them. >> not one allegation, members of the council, has r been independently verified or proven in court. i hav
PBS
Aug 29, 2013 11:30pm PDT
appears iran has joined russia as an ally of syria. president hassan rouhani reportedly said iran will work with russia to avoid a strike if possible. earlier i spoke from someone from the plowshares fund, a foundation aimed at preventing the use of weapons of mass destruction. i asked him how he thinks iran will get involved. >> iran's political changes have been fascinating to watch. in washington there has been a perception that iranian politics will be different now going forward, certainly on the nuclear negotiations. that is the backdrop for the debate on syria. there is concern among many in the expert community that this new put until opening with iran could be close if military operation in syria is not go the right direction. we have seen moves by the administration to try to soft and the rhetoric. the president of iran has put out some tweets that imply that chemical weapons are, from his perspective, something to be deplored. it is unclear how this is going to unfold. certainly iran as a player in the region and it is going to have a vote in what happens in syria. the
CBS
Aug 23, 2013 4:30am EDT
the victims of the september 11 attack. the jury is deciding if nadal hassan should be put to death. the jury got the statement aftee he did not make a closing argueg he did not think much of the t case only asking a few questions. he does not deny being the shooter and has allegedly saidly he wanted the death penalty to become a martyr. >> it's a cost that many families feel is worth the burden but it can leave you burb glid piles of death. president obama on a cross country push to promote a plan he says will make college more affordable. also in the headlines a bug in i your computer is a minor problem but it's a bigger deal when itni happens on the stock market. m the latest yesterday when we whe come back.  >> make headlines in the h financial world some kind of computer glitch halted trading on nasdaq yesterday afternoon.o. trillions of dollars in trades were held up for three hours. you can see where activity flatlined until a half hour before the closing bell. you may remember this is not the first time. this reminded many of the crash in 2010 and the i
Al Jazeera America
Aug 24, 2013 2:00am EDT
at risk. >>> the sentencing phase of the trial begins monday for majoro nadal hassan. a military jury found him guilty much can iing -- killing 13 fellow soldiers in 2009. he admitted to the murders in court and had no reaction on friday when the guilty verdict was rent the jury will decide if he will be executed for his crimes or spend the rest of his life in prison. another military man also learned his fate, staff sergeant robert bales, responsible for killing 15 afghan civilians last year will serve life in prison with no possibility of pair he'll. he opened fire on men, women and children. some felt the punishment was not harsh enough. al-jazeera alan schoffler has more. >> the panel deliberatiated 90 minutes. life in prison for no chance of parole for sergeant robert bales who has confessed to killing 16 civilians. he showed no visible response for the division. for the afghans flown here as prosecution witnesses, the harshest sentence was not harsh enough. >> they might release him. they might let him go. they might have other issues we are never going to find out. >> our wishe
NBC
Aug 13, 2013 4:30am EDT
. >> today the prosecution plans to call an expert witness in the nadal house san military trial. hassan is acting as his own lawyer, and has been mostly quiet in the courtroom. >> congress is on recess, but senator john mccain was still called into work. on jury duty. according to politicala he spent monday at an arizona courthouse before walking in, he worked he was there to do his civic duty for a change. and reinstitute law and order after a few hours he was as you can imagine given the all clear without getting picked. all right. >> you know he had been picked for jury duty, and i still haven't. >> they will call you tomorrow now. 4:57. >> and still ahead, the park service is already using sharp shooters to control the deer population. to find out where else in our area, the controversial technique could be used. we will be right back. [ wind howling ] [ female announcer ] it balances you... [ water crashing ] ...it fills you with energy... and it gives you what you are looking for to live a more natural life. in a convenient two bar pack. this is nature valley... delicious granola
CBS
Aug 4, 2013 8:00am PDT
morning, iran's new president took the oath of office. hassan rouhani was sworn in, in a ceremony shown live on iranian tv. foreign dictators attended for the first time since the islamic revolution in 1979. >>> russian and chinese soldiers are running joint anti- terrorism drills dubbed peace 2013. security forces are participating in exercises in russia's mountain region. troops are training by simulating combat and battle planning. >>> and president obama is spending his birthday today celebrating with family and friends at camp david. before he took off, he was briefed on the terrorist threat that will cause 21 embassies to close today. the white house officials say he will continue to be updated throughout the weekend. by the way, the president turns 52. >>> the message from tens of thousands of bart riders? make a deal, today! >>> our kpix 5 poll on who is making a better case, the unions or bart managers. >>> and they're gloomy looking on the outside but bright on the inside. the message behind the darkness of these so-called depression kits. >>> and fog and low clouds, even some
LINKTV
Aug 24, 2013 6:00am PDT
found -- 2009 rampage has been found guilty of murder. major net $ has been convicted hassan has been convicted. police in india have arrested a second man in connection with a gang rape of a journalist in mumbai. three other suspects are at large. news of the rape sparked protests and a renewed call to make women's safety a nationwide priority. at least 30 people have been killed in clashes between rival gangs in prison in bolivia. was amongh old baby the dead. police have arrested five men suspected of starting the fights. a wildfire that has ravaged over 11 acres of land in california has reached the world famous yosemite national park. more than 2000 firefighters are currently battling the rim fire. the russian president vladimir ordered the creation of what are being called security zones around the stadiums after pro-gay rights activists called for protests in response to a decision by the parliament to ban what it calls homosexual propaganda. the minutes ago until afternoon action and the bundesliga, but there was a big borussia dortmund took on designer brandon. >> dortmu
PBS
Aug 6, 2013 5:00pm PDT
tokyo. >>> iran's new president hassan rowhani opened the door to negotiations. at his first news conference as president. he says he's determined to resolve a dispute over the country's nuclear development. rowhani says work has begun to build relations with iran's neighbors and international community.
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 2:00am EDT
you so much, ron hassan, president of beverly hills hollywood branch of naacp. our coverage continues on al jazeera and www.aljazeera.com. the celebration at lincoln memorial begins today. >>> in april a north korea court tensed kenneth bay to is a years of hard labor. he's now suffering from diabetes and an enlarged heart. the white house said they're completely concerned about his health and want north korea to send him home. >>> you may not like this. but the social media giant said half requests about users is from the united states. 74 countries over all is asking for the info, and facebook is not alone. google and microsoft release numbers on how often government request data information. >>> it was hailed as the e-cigarette. why thi this is being labeled dangerous. >>> shakespeare goes behind bars in illinois. classic drama with a hip-hop twist. with the help from the inmates. that's the headlines "consider this" is up next on al jazeera. ♪ >> good morning. i'm morgan radford and these are some of the stories we're following today. the white house said it's confident that syr
FOX News
Aug 12, 2013 6:00am PDT
have the latest from the courtroom of major nadal hassan. bill: 100 meeters per hour seen streaking across the screen. we'll tell you why. [♪] and you were like, "thanks, but what about thick & creamy and whips!" and we were like, "done and done! now it's out of everything yoplait makes." and you were all, "yum!" and we're like, "is it just us, or has this been a really good conversation?" and you were like, "i would talk, but my mouth is full of yogurt." yoplait. it is so good! martha: in california, an amazing display overnight. we are talking about th talkingd meteor shower. welcome back to the show. >> reporter: it's one of the most brilliant meteor showers earth gets to see. they are ice and rock fragments like shards from a comet. when the little bits hit our atmosphere they flare up into brilliant fire balls that we goat see for several nights. martha: i could have sworn i saw two different shooting stars over last weekend. is it just that area that sees them or did i see something that's unrelated? >> we have gone the pictures from croatia and china and maine and across th
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 12:00pm EDT
. >>> and hassan has rested his case without calling any witnesses. ♪ >>> a military judge sentences private bradley manning to 35 years in prison. the former intelligence kiwikil. mike viqueira, prosecutors wanted more than that. let's manning the maximum sentence according to lind would have been 90 years. the prosecutes asked for 60. [ technical difficulties ] >> and an altruist in the name of transparency. some 700,000 documents were leaked, among them, richel as you know that video of the attack on 11 individuals who ended up being non-combatant. a mistake on the part of these pilots, he has a camera slung over his arm, did one of the journalists. that video, while the advocates bradley manning. there are protests already being planned throughout the course of the day. one outside the white house this evening who say he is being unjustly maligned. these charges are totally unjustified. they put him on something of a pedestal, although it has to be noted as far as the american public see what the impact of a case like this will be. thank you so much. >> okay. >>> there are calls
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 5:00pm EDT
death toll stands at 28. more injured. >>> major nadal hassan was found guilty of the fort hood rampage that left 14 fellow soldiers death. and a military jury sentenced sergeant robert bales to life without parole. bales pleaded guilty in june of 2012 to a shooting spree. it was part of a deal to avoid the death penalty but he will be ineligible to receive a chance at parole. those are the headlines. i'm tony harris. "inside story" is next. >> high costs, high debt as the president announces plans to make universities more affordable. we'll look at how the u.s. education system compares with others from around the world. from washington, this is inside story. [♪ music ] >> welcome, i'm libby casey. a comin college education in the united states costs more than anywhere else in the world. despite the high bill american colleges are slipping in the international rankings. on thursday president obama introduced a plan that he says will help make college for affordable. >> i'm proposing major new reforms that will shake up the current system, create better incentives for colleges
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 2:00am EDT
businessman. the sentences face for hassan is underway. huh shann is the gunman responsible for the fort hoot shooting rampage in november 2009. he was found guilty on friday on 13 counts of murder. and 32 counts of attempted murder. a military jury will hear impact statements from victims families over the new few days. meantime, george zimmerman is asking the state of florida to cover some of his legal fees, a lawyer for the neighborhood watch volunteer plans to file a motion to cover between $20,300,000 of legal fees, the 29-year-old was acquitted of all charges including seconds degree murder in the fatal shooting of unarmed team treyvon martin in florida. thieves of being blamed in mexico's debtsly train crash where officials say the train derailed because of the track had be been stolen at least six people were killed when they hitched a right on the train. 250 migrants were hoping to reach the u.s. in search of a better life. the japanese government says it will take charge of to dismantle and did he con damn nate severely damaged reactors in fukushima. two and a half years after
LINKTV
Aug 28, 2013 5:30am PDT
such meeting since hassan rouhani became president. he has pledged more transparency. floods and heavy monsoon rains have killed once of people -- hundreds of people and affected millions more in pakistan. authorities insist they will be able to cope but residents displaced by the water's already feel let down, allowing it in groups with links to islamic extremists into the air to help. >> these men will make it to the rescue boat, on the others, who perished in the flood. pakistani officials have confirmed over 1.5 million people have been affected by the floods and over 350 relief camps have been set up to help. for these families, it is simply not enough. >> the flood had destroyed everything. the children are getting sick. our business is gone we have nothing to eat. we cannot buy anything, no one has given us money. >> since her house collapsed, we have been on the streets. the neighbors have helped but no one from the government has approached us. >> the government has been criticized for doing not enough to mitigate the dangers posed by seasonal rains and by helping those affect
MSNBC
Aug 9, 2013 5:00am EDT
. hood shooter nadal hassan continued yesterday as he was allowed to continue representing himself. there were so many bodies that she could. tell who was dead and who was alive. >>> two college friends of boston marathon bombing suspect tsarnaez. two men are being accused of trying to dispose of evidence from tsarnaev's dorm room. >>> a man is under arrest after posting a picture of his wife's dead body on facebook along with a confession. quote, i'm going to prison for killing my wife. >>> and here's a reminder not to drink and drive as we head into the weekend. police pulled over a suspected drunk driver in ohio who instead of walking a straight line decided to start dancing. and the guy's blood alcohol content was three times over the legal limit. >>> turning now to health news. they must have put something in europe's water. look at this baby. she's the biggest baby ever born and without an epidural. that baby beats germany's biggest baby born last month. her mother says she did expect her baby to be big, but not that big. >>> the futures are lower, but stocks managed to snap
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 12:00am EDT
hood shooter nadal hassan, who is representing himself, will either get life in prison or the death penalty for his shooting spree that killed 13 people. >>> after a bloody violent summer chicago is going back to school, but trouble looks like it might never let up on the city streets. to protect the school children mayor rame mal ham emmanuel created safety routes. in a community that is suffering extreme hopeless ness already. [ sirens ] >> the police. >> reporter: in response to a record-breaking gun violence i in 2012, rahm emmanuel assign police to the violent areas of the city. >> we developed our strategies and we ployments based on where crime is ha happening. >> reporter: the man in charge of the implementing is the chief of police. >> are you worried that when weather gets warmer that violence will go up, and how will the department prepare for that. >> the answer to that question is no, we don't have a different strategy for the summer, but we'll be doing more of the same things we've been doing. operation impact, our gang violence reduction strategy. >> reporter: as this
FOX
Aug 23, 2013 5:30pm EDT
nadal hassan was convicted of murder for the deadly shooting spree aimed at unarmed u.s. soldiers at fort hood, texas. >> warner: and staff sergeant robert bales was sentenced to life without parole in the massacre of 16 innocent afghan civilians. we get details of both military court outcomes. >> woodruff: and in a separate military case-- the army private found guilty of giving troves of highly classified information to wikileaks-- now wants to live as a woman, chelsea manning. ray saurez examines the legal and cultural questions connected with this story. >> warner: mark shields and rich lowry analyze the week's news. >> woodruff: and we look back at robert macneil questioning the reverend martin luther king, jr, on the fight for civil rights. on nbc's "meet the press" just three days before the 1963 march on washington. >> all of these barriers must be removed before the negro can even begin moving up the highway of freedom in all of its dimension. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and with the on
CNN
Aug 7, 2013 2:00pm PDT
killed 13 people and wounded 32 others in a 2009 rampage. hassan is representing himself, but the lawyers assigned to back up his defense team have now suddenly asked to withdraw from the case. cnn's ed lavandera is on the scene. he's been in the courtroom. ed, what's the latest? >> reporter: well, this was a bizarre day of what we thought would be testimony, wolf, but everything started about 45 minutes late this morning. when the judge did show up and major hassan was at his defense table as well as prosecutors, and this is what is called the standby counsel, three attorneys who have been assigned to help navigate him through this death-penalty case, said they want to modify their standing, their role in this case. they say that major hassan is essentially working with the prosecution to ensure he gets the death penalty and that they can't stand by and what much that happen. major hassan objected to that, and before anythinged could be said, the judge shut it all down, saying that's a conversation that those attorneys would have in private. so everything has been shut down for t
PBS
Aug 6, 2013 5:30pm PDT
in tokyo. >>> iran's new president hassan rowhani opened the door to negotiations. at his first news conference as president. he says he's determined to resolve a dispute over the country's nuclear development. rowhani says work has begun to build relations with iran's neighbors and international community. his stance is in stark contrast to his predecessor, mahmoud ahmadinejad. he said he is ready to hold talks on the nation's nuclear development. he said concerns will be removed through negotiations. >> translator: i'm optimistic about the prospects of holding mutually beneficial negotiations. i believe it's possible. >> but he said iran will not abandon its nuclear program of enriching uranium for peaceful purposes. he urged western leaders to lift economic sanctions against his country. rowhani also hinted at the possibility of district talks with the united states after years of stalemate. >> translator: if the united states shows goodwill toward iran, the door to talks is open. even if it's america. >> western leaders want to resume nuclear talks with tehran as early as ne
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 2:00am EDT
voters to vote. >>> nadal hassan passed on his final chance to address the jury. he could get the death penalty for shooting and killing 13 fellow soldiers in 2009. >>> the soldier accused of killing afghan civilians is on trial, sergeant robert bales gave his apology. >> i wish i could take it back, said sergeant bales. i wish i could take it back, but i can't. speaking in a low halting voice bales apologized to the families of the afghan civilians that he murderedded, and said that he disgraced his own family. his voice wavered when he spoke. what i did was an act of cowardice behind a mask of bravado. he's accused of killing 16 afghan civilians during a nighttime shooting spree in march of 2012. he does not face the death penalty for those crimes, and is trying to avoid life in prison without the possibility of parole. bales did not describe his actions in detail. he said he had asked himself why he killed, but said he couldn't find a reason. under military trial rules the prosecution was not permitted to cross-examination bales. >> reporter: bales described mounting rage anger
CW
Aug 23, 2013 10:00pm PDT
as major nadal hassan was convicted of all 13 counts. he showed no emotion as the verdict was read. the 2009 massacre was the deadliest shooting ever at a u.s. military facility. prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty. sentencing begins on monday. >> also, army staff sergeant, robert bales is headed to prison for life. bales admitted to killing 16 afghan civilians back in march of 2012. six military jurors decided today the 40-year-old father of two should not be eligible for parole. >>> san diego mayor, bob filner, is out of a job. he resigned today amid a slew of sexual harassment claims. the move was part of a mediation agreement with the city. 18 different women accused him of making unwanted advances, including at least one city employee. today, filner offered him accusers an apology that he insisted he never harassed them. >> not one allegation. members of the council has ever been independently verified or proven in court. i have never sexually harassed anyone. >> filner just completed two weeks of behavioral therapy. his last day in august is next friday. >>> other bay
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 2:00am EDT
sentencing. offering little in his own defense throughout the trial. hassan was his own attorney. he indicated from the beginning that he wanted to die. one by one relatives of those massacred took the stand to talk of his loss. >> my father will never come home, his laughter to our ears, his smile to our eyes, but justice is now here. >> reporter: heidi zhou castro, al jazeera, fort hood. >> and nidal is the first u.s. soldier to receive the death penalty since 1961. well, it was a day of reflection and remembrance at the mall in washington. many gathered to celebrate the event. >>> it's a wage war as fast food workers walk out on their employers. police in new york are keeping at least a dozen mosques under surveillance. we'll explain why and what it means for people who attend them. my name is jonathan betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news
PBS
Aug 15, 2013 5:30pm PDT
president hassan roweny made a similar demand and said that everyone should respect the wishes of the egyptian people. the military went ahead with the crackdown despite international warnings. nhk's bureau chief explains why. >> the egyptian military leaders have held power for so long and consider themselves as serving the foundation of modern egypt. they decided not to be tolerant any more with the muslim brotherhood that they see as a threat to themselves. and you have to understand the history of the relationship between the brotherhood and the military. the muslim brotherhood is an islamist religious political movement that was founded back in the 1920s. it became increasingly influential among the poor and the former president, hosni mubarak. and mubarak was in power for almost 30 years. during his era, the west, especially the u.s., poured financial aid to the military which was the core of mubarak's power. thanks to the aid, the egyptian economy as a whole developed, but the gap between the rich and the poor widened. the brotherhood's support base was the poor, and they were
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